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Online resources for German

The following are links to websites which have been recommended for student use. Each paper has its own dedicated Moodle site where students will find links to resources. Any suggestions for additions or amendments are welcome, as are notifications of broken links or more up-to-date material. Please contact


Language Papers

Language Learning Resources from the Deutsche Welle for all levels

Goethe Institut, Deutsch für dich

Goethe Institute, Vokabeltrainer

Scheduled Papers

Resources for all papers can be found on Moodle.

Cambridge University's HE+ Project

The Department has developed a series of modules for a University website created for languages students, see here: HE+ project. You will find several German modules there.

Allgemeine Portale

The Voyage: British-German connection
The bilateral project "the voyage: british-german connection" provides a British-German youth portal which has been developed and established in collaboration between the governments and cultural organisations of Germany and the UK.

Deutsche Kultur International - Links to sites on German language, culture, youth exchanges, education etc.

Goethe Institut - Germany’s cultural association

Austrian Cultural Forum - Austria’s cultural association

Pro Helvetia - Switzerland’s cultural association - Magazine published by the FRG

Tatsachen über Deutschland Provided by the German Federal Foreign Office

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Literarischer Gesellschaften und Gedenkstätten (ALG) provides infos and links and advises on events and authors.

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung - Published by Germany’s Federal Ministry of the Interior

Kulturpool - Published by Austria’s Ministry for Culture

In deutschsprachigen Ländern leben

Deutscher Akademischer Austauchdienst (DAAD)

Goethe Institut


Study and career information in Germany

British Council Language Assistant Site

Internationale Mobilität

Informationen zum Sprachnachweis

Freiwilligendienst in Deutschland

​Finding a job in Germany

Study in Austria: andösterreich-0

Portale für Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Deutsche Welle: Deutsch unterrichten

Goethe Institut: Deutsch unterrichten

Institut für deutsche Sprache

Deutscher Bildungsserver


Online Dictionaries







Book Sellers

You will get good deals on books on our reading lists here: The European Bookshop

Grant and Cutler
The UK's largest foreign-language bookseller.

An extensive list of links to German publishers


Deutsche Portale für podcasts

Radio/ TV (ausgewählte Liste)'s German station listing

Presse, Zeitschriften, Magazine

Wikipedia list of German newspapers

Wikipedia list of Austrian newspapers

Wikipedia list of Swiss newspapers Kulturmagazin


New Books in German

Austrian Literature


Cicero - Magazin für politische Kultur

Geschichte, Politik, Aktuelles

German Foreign Policy Website

German History from 1871 to present

German federal elections

Holocaust education website

Grosser Bilderatlas des Weltkrieges (1915-16, 1919)

Germany under Reconstruction A variety of digital publications from the period immediately after WWII.

World War I Collection Collection of texts and images (photos, posters, maps, periodicals, cartoons etc).

Die ehemalige DDR

Suchmaschine zum Thema DDR

Chronik der Berliner Mauer

Alltagskultur in der Ex-DDR

Die Wiedervereinigung

Chronik der Wende

Bibliographie zur Deutschen Einheit



Filmportal de


The streaming service Kanopy is available to MMLL students.

Film: Museen



Deutsches Filminstitut Frankfurt

Film: Zeitschriften, Material

Aktueller Überblick über deutsches Kinoprogramm

Filmhefte Publikationen der Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

German Films

epd Film

artechock Filmmagazin


Bilingual Texts

Leselupe - die Literatursuchmaschine

Online-Katalog des Deutschen Literaturarchivs

Gutenberg Literatur Sammlung - Free e-books

Germanistik Portal



Current Writing in German

Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung


Material zu verschiedenen Autoren

Autorenlexikon und andere Informationen

Spätmittelalterliche Bilderhandschriften

Spätmittelalterlicher Bilderhandschriften aus der Bibliotheca Palatina - digital.

Codex Manesse
Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse), Zürich 1305 bis 1340.